Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Rating: based on 10 reviews
Spend a day exploring one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful attractions – Manuel Antonio National Park, on a guided full day tour from San Jose. With a stunning combination of beach, tropical forest and an abundance of flora and fauna, there is plenty to do and see on this popular day tour.
- Tour by air-conditioned bus/coach
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Professional local guide
- Breakfast included
- Lunch included
- National Park entrance fees
Manuel Antonio National Park is considered one of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica. It combines a beach of crystal-clear waters with coral reefs, bordered by exuberant tropical vegetation and rainforest. Its beaches are counted among the best of the country, where snorkelling and the surfing are very popular.
On the way to Manuel Antonio National Park, you will cruise along the coastline enjoying scenic views and crossing plantations of African palms. You’ll also travel past photogenic villages along the Pacific Coast, until you reach the port of Quepos and the National Park.
Since the park itself is closed to vehicles, you will hike to the preserve, crossing a creek. Once in the park, you can simply relax and enjoy the beach, sunbathe or join a nature walk along the park’s trails, which will allow you to observe the park’s abundant flora and fauna. In particular, several species of monkeys, iguanas, birds and possibly even the three-toed sloth can be seen. One of the trails borders Cathedral Point, from where the view of the park and the sea is spectacular.
Enjoy the perfect sunset on a scenic drive back to your Costa Rica hotel.
Departure Point: Tour departs from most centrally located San Jose hotels
Departure Time: 7:30am – Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pick up time.
Return Details: Returns to original point of departure at approximately 6:30pm
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The tour was simply wonderful! We were picked up on time at our hotel. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, polite and patient. The bus was comfortable, the food breakfast and lunch was plentiful and delicious, and all of the facilities restaurants and restrooms were clean and comfortable. Our guide, Ricardo, did an excellent job of locating sloths, lizards and other wild life.
Reviewed by: Charles A H, USA